Rt. Rev. Mathews Mar Seraphim Episcopa

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Rt. Rev. Mathews Mar Seraphim Episcopa

Rt. Rev. Mathews Mar Seraphim Episcopa was born on 1st May 1972 as the son of Kizhakkecherupalathil Sri. Behanan Chandy and Smt. Annamma Chandy of Mallappally Mar Thoma Parish.

He completed his B.A. in Economics from N.S.S. Hindu College, Changanassery, and his M.A. in Hindi from Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur. He is also an L.L.B. graduate from Hitkarini Law College, Jabalpur. Inspired by the Ashram movement, he joined the Sihora Ashram at a young age in 1993. He completed his B.D. in 2003 from Leonard Theological College, Jabalpur, after which he was ordained as Semmash on 19th June 2003 and Kasseesa on 31st July 2003. He continued as an Ashram member and worked for the people in and around the Ashram. He also served as the Vicar of the parishes in Sihora, Singrauli, Indore, Vishakapatnam, Guwahati, Gwalior, and Bharatpur. He also served as the principal of the E.M.T. Institute, Sihora.

In his capacity as the president of the North India Mar Thoma Evangelistic Fellowship, he published articles, devotionals, and participated in the translation of the worship order and songs in Hindi, enriching the faith community.

In the footsteps of the Late Lamented Easow Mar Timotheos Episcopa, he was elected to the Episcopate as an Ashram member. He was installed as Ramban by Dr. Euyakim Mar Coorilos Suffragan Metropolitan on 2nd Oct 2023 at Pazhavangadikkara Immanuel Mar Thoma Church, Ranni along with Rev. Saju C. Pappachan and Rev. Dr. Joseph Daniel. He was consecrated as Mathews Mar Seraphim Episcopa on 2nd Dec 2023 at the Holy Madbaha prepared at the Thiruvalla SCS ground.

His concern for the Mission of the Church and his spirit imbibed in the Ashram movement makes him a leader of the times.


Late Behanan Chandy and Late Annamma Chandy
Date of Birth
Ordained as Deacon
Ordained as Kassissa
Ordained as Ramban
Consecrated as Episcopa
Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

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